Shakespearean Glossary (pg. 2)
Shakespeare's Vocab A - Z
- Hence: From this time forward. For example, two weeks hence means two weeks from now.
- Honest: A virgin.
- Indifferent: Ordinary, not different.
- Jack: A mean man.
- Jar: The ticking of a clock or to tick like a clock.
- Knave: Either a young boy or a male servant.
- Lozel: A cheap person.
- Moe: More. Listen to any rap album - this one is making a comeback!
- Ninny: A fool or a jester.
- Ope: To open
- Perchance: Perhaps, possibly or maybe.
- Quat: A pimple. Also an insult (cuz no one likes to be called a pimple).
- Rood: The crucifix, which is the cross that Jesus was nailed to.
- Shent: Another multi-purpose word: this one means either blamed, hurt or to criticize.
- Thee/Thou/Thy: All these are different forms of 'your'.
- Utterance: An extremity like an arm or a leg.
- Venge: To seek revenge.
- Waft: To wave, summon, or to turn.
- Yonder: An indicated place. Similar to saying 'over there'.
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